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Healing the Breach of Trust
Session 3

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Catholic University of America will host a day of talks to discuss "What’s Really Going On?", the root causes of the current crisis. This discussion is the third of a series of planned conferences at Catholic University on the Church’s current crisis. Join us for all or any of the discussions.

Is it Time to Try Socialism?

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bhaskar Sunkara of Jacobin and Jay Richards, IHE Fellow and professor at The Catholic University of America, debate the merits of socialism.

Ten Roman Emperors: Lessons for Us

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Cornell University professor Barry Strauss will explore the legacy of the Roman Empire through the lens of ten of its most significant emperors.

International Symposium on the Aesthetic Dimensions of Science

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

How do aesthetic factors such as beauty, awe, and wonder shape the practice of science? Are such experiences help or hindrance to scientific progress? And do they vary across disciplines and national cultures?

Civitas Dei Summer Fellowship:
The Person, the Polis, and the Search for Happiness

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - July 12 @ 1:00 pm

The week-long seminar will introduce students to foundational themes in the natural tradition.

Cultural Conservatives: Two Visions
Responding to the post-liberal left

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Recent essays by Sohrab Ahmari of the New York Post and David French of the National Review Institute provide dueling visions for how cultural conservatives should respond to the post-liberal left. Come participate in the conversation about these two viewpoints.

The Irony of Modern Catholic History
How the Church Rediscovered Itself and Challenged the Modern World to Reform

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

George Weigel proposes a dramatic new reading of the past 250 years of Catholic history and charts a path beyond the old liberal/conservative cliches.

Nationalism: Virtue or Vice?

September 26 @ 6:00 pm

Dr. Samuel Goldman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at The George Washington University, and Ramesh Ponnuru, journalist and visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, will engage in a spirited debate about the recent rise of nationalist sentiment in the West.

The Media and Intelligence Accountability:
The Public’s “Right to Know” or “Need to Know”?

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Intelligence Studies Program and the Institute for Human Ecology are pleased to host this panel discussion to explore the role that the media plays in keeping U.S. intelligence accountable.

Thirty Years after Tiananmen Square
Human Rights in China Today

October 9 @ 6:30 pm

What can be done to protect human rights in China? Join us for a discussion with Guangcheng Chen and William Saunders, JD, director of the Program in Human Rights at Catholic University.

Alienated America
Centralization, Subsidiarity, and the Political Rise of Trump

November 7 @ 6:00 pm

During this event, Timothy Carney and Emmett McGroarty will discuss the challenges facing modern America, the relevance of Catholic social doctrine, and a framework for leading us out of the wilderness.

Recognizing the Body of Christ
A Theological Engagement on Disability

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

An introduction to the distinctively Catholic approach to disability. Ideal for clergy, religious, pastoral/catechetical leaders, seminarians, theology students, and academics.

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